Royal Brompton and Harefield Clinical Group Board

The Royal Brompton and Harefield Clinical Group Board is a formal sub-committee of the Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust Board, with delegated responsibilities and decision-making rights for the strategic and operational running of its services. These are set out in the Guy’s and St Thomas’ Scheme of Delegation, and the Trust’s Standing Financial Instructions provide the delegation limits with regard to financial decisions.

The Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust Board of Directors holds legal accountability for the Trust including all aspects of the Royal Brompton and Harefield Clinical Group. The Royal Brompton and Harefield Clinical Group Board provides assurance to the Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust Board of Directors on the overall operational, quality and safety and financial performance of Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, and on the development and delivery of the Trust's strategy for its heart and lung services.

Non-executive members

  • Baroness Morgan*, Chair of the Clinical Group Board
  • Simon Friend*
  • Dr Felicity Harvey*, CBE

Executive members

From Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust:

  • Lawrence Tallon*, deputy chief executive
  • Avey Bhatia*, chief nurse and vice president of the Florence Nightingale Foundation 

From Royal Brompton and Harefield Clinical Group:

  • Dr Richard Grocott-Mason, managing director
  • Lis Allen, director of human resources
  • Robert Craig, director of development and partnerships
  • Joy Godden, director of nursing and governance 
  • Richard Guest, chief financial officer 
  • Nicholas Hunt, director of service development
  • Mark Mason, medical director
  • Jan McGuinness, chief operating officer 

* voting member of the Guy’s and St Thomas’ Board